music can be described as leftfield electronica, with a strong cinematic atmosphere and often features oriental/ethnic melodies and instruments. It reminisces of artists like Amon Tobin, Four Tet, Prefuse 73 - or anything from labels such as Warp or Ninja Tune. Daans’ first release on the infamous Humanworkshop label was under the name BASIC. Now some years laters, he has gone back to basics, gracing his music with his own name. exercise you brain and feet with this wonderful liveset!
This set was recorded live at Jetto Festival, Maastricht (NL), 2006. Originally performed and released by Daan Hendriks under the moniker 'BASIC'. To find more music by Daan Hendriks, BASIC, or similar artists, be sure to visit: http://www.humanworkshop.com. Humanworkshop is a net label that releases shitloads of cinematic, downbeat, leftfield electronica. Topics: Cinematic, afrobeat, IDM, breakbeat
Remus had the time and the space to try out some of his new tunes, stuff never heard before. Sublime as always. Remus works with a big mixing consule (see pic) a Line6, a Pod x3, a Sampler and Logic running on a Notebook. His music is best described as a mixture of oriental melody's and instruments combined with Drum n bass, IDM and fierce bass lines. Remus' music is full of layers and details with a dynamic tension between organic and electronic. The live set was recorded at the LVC in Leiden,... Topics: Remus, Ockels, Humanworkshop, Dutch, Cinematic, Drill n bass, IDM, Breakbeats, Live, LVC, Leiden
Damscray (aka Albert Khasanov), the producer behind the 'Everything is OK' album by Sclwn, also produced an EP called Horseboy in early 2009. (read a review, incl new download link in the comment section). The music is best described as cinematic trip hop. Albert samples rare jazz vinyls, painting a picture with sounds, reminiscent of a Tim Burton Soundtrack. Damscray brings you his dark collages all the way from Orenburg, Russia. Topics: trip hop, cinematic, russian, humanworkshop, damscray, amon tobin, ninja tune
A fresh EP by Mentz. Open your finest bottle, light your smoke, kick back and hit repeat! Mentz spent last summer performing live with musicians and did extensive collaborations with a violinist (Roosje Raab), a Clarinet player (Wouter Suren) and on trumpet KrisztiÃ¡n Ãkos Muhari. The result is being shared with you all, for free! Topics: jazz, humanworkshop, mentz, holland, live
Sound designer and composer Gerrit Elbrink has been releasing freely downloadable tracks for the Humanworkshop internet collective ever since it came into existence in the year 2000. Back in Space features a selection of these experiments, and in it's totality gives a clear overview of Gerrit's musical alter ego “Leisure-B”. Unlike other releases, Back in Space is a gradual process, constantly updated to the latest trend in Leisure's work. Like in a portfolio, all tracks have their own...
In a joint effort to accomplish a new degree in funky experimental music, Humanworkshop artists Tonfilm and Leisure-B, also know as B-Film, teamed up with the founder of the legendary Dutch Fant00m Records, also known by his artist name as Thor-Ltd. As B-Film Ltd they present a combination of their feel for electronic music, as well as indulging in a live interpretation of this material. The result is a thirty minute set which covers all the good things modern electronic music has to offer,... Topics: breakbeat, breaks, dark, dubstep, durk kooistra, dutch, electronic experimental freaky german,...